Relaxed Aggression > Tension

Maintaining Athleticism In Advanced Power Training The concept of “relaxed aggression” was relayed to me by a mentor and friend, Franz Snideman. After a high school and college career sprinting the 100m and long jump, I jumped into personal training with a watchful eye on…

Four Week Snatch Test Plan

The kettlebell snatch is the most “bang for your buck” movement in all of strength training. Not only does snatching train all out power, but the high workload of the movement trains the energy systems in a safe, yet effective manner. I have used snatch…

Gut Health

Gut Health. The research is in: A healthy gut = a healthy life. Your #microbiome has been deemed your “second brain” for its influence on mood and general wellbeing. When “bad” bacteria run rampant, and “good” bacteria are in short supply, we feel decreased immunity…

Passion

Passion My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. #kerouac. Late in the year, it’s difficult to maintain our convictions. Holiday travel, eating, and time with family have a way of disrupting our routine. So…

Shoulder Health

Shoulder Health From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow #aeschylus. Strength training will produce robustness: capable of ridding the body of #osteoporosis, #sarcopenia, and #dynapenia. But in order to maintain the #primemovers (bigger muscle groups), we must maintain the health of our #stabilizermuscles. Just as the small seed requires quality…

The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice How do we separate what matters from mere distraction? #PavelTsatsouline says, “We in the West are continually dazzled by the latest innovation, seduced by shortcuts, lured by sleek and glossy exercise machines and razzle-dazzle nutritional supplements… Human nature given an opportunity prefers…

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